In late 2019, Bring Back Brookes Jetty Inc. hosted a design competition to further explore options for the site. There was a $5000 prize for the best design, known as the Leighton Prize. The winner was announced on 28 February 2020.
A total of 108 entries were received. Complete list of entries.
The winning entry
The Wave – Joao Araujo Sousa, JJs Architectura, Porto, Portugal
The People’s Choice
Brookes Sea Bath – Will Kendall, Architect
Highly Commended Awards
Water Coaster – Jimmy Carter & Barbara Materia, University of Illinois, Chicago
Brookes Jetty -Trinidad Amwenabar Moreno et al, Architects
Brookes Jetty Boat – Jiaq He, Architecture Student, Melbourne University
Implied Dream – Mark Richards, Mark Richards Architects.
The Magnet – Vishnu Hazel, Architecture Student, University of Melbourne
The Paddle – Feng Xue & Andre Braun, Atelier Feng Xue
Naïve Memoir – Thomas Wooster, Architecture Student, Deakin University
WaterLoo(p) – Laura Solsona, SELF Studio, Architect & Landscape Architect
Other Shortlisted Entries
Changing Tides – Xin Yang, Landscape Architect
Between Sea and Sky – Feidhlim O’Neill, Architect, ODS.
Penguin Pier – Benjamin Tan & Montgomery Balding, Graduate Architects
Brookes Jetty Proposal – Charlie Eastwood & Tom Jordan, Student Architects, Melbourne & Monash Unis.
Chenran Li, Student Architect, Melbourne Uni
Luna Pier – Keith Westerbrook, Architect, Cumulus Studio
Brookes Jetty Design – Erin Campbell, Student Architect, Melbourne Uni
Revitalisation – Darren Ba Dung Phan, Architect Graduate, Mode Design Corp
New Brookes Jetty – Holly Board, Boardgrove Architects
Brookes Jetty Past & Present – Alex, Game, Landscape Architect, Landskap Pty Ltd
The Loop – Robert Watson, Architect, Watson Architecture & Design